If you are a pool owner in New York state, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) wants you to keep your eyes open for an invasive beetle that could ruin the environment. Here are the details.
With many communities like Troy not opening pools in the Capital Region, people are looking for other cities to cool off in. Well there is one city that is limiting non-residents so that their community can enjoy their own town pool. It has some people angry.
After this public pool was closed early last summer because it was unsafe, the state poured millions of dollars into making sure it would be fixed by this summer. They kept their word and now you can enjoy this state park pool for the season.
The recent death of the Olympic skier Bode Miller's daughter from drowning in a friends pool, pool and water safety are on many parents minds. According to the American Red Cross, over 200 children drown in backyard pools every year.
Last year, Lake George's Million Dollar Beach was closed for most of the season due to high levels of sewage in the water. The Governor has announced that they are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars to ensure that beach will remain open and be safe for swimming.
Sharks Shmarks! I said it last week when I wrote about the flesh eating bacteria infecting an open wound on the leg of a woman in South Carolina, that sharks have nothing on what really is lurking in the sea. And now this: An Australian teenager who went for a swim Saturday, came out of the water w…